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New Software: CFdesign V9 - A Faster Way from MCAD to Solutions
Posted Wed November 22, 2006 @05:56PM
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News CFdesign V9 Upfront CFD software from Blue Ridge Numerics enables engineers to set up and view first-pass fluid flow and heat transfer simulations in minutes while generating high-fidelity design reviews up to 20 times faster than with previous versions. Developed for multi-tasking mechanical, electro-mechanical, and thermal engineers, V9 also offers new analysis features to increase innovation during new product development.

“The two greatest requirements among engineers in our marketplace are speed and innovation,” says Ed Williams, president of Blue Ridge Numerics. “There is no other CFD package on the market that allows an engineer to go from 3D concept to an innovative, production-ready design as quickly and efficiently as CFdesign V9.”

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Events: Analysis of Subsonic Fluid-Structure Interaction and Supersonic Store Separation
Posted Wed November 22, 2006 @05:46PM
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Announcements Tecplot Inc. and Fluent Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of ANSYS, Inc., offer this free webinar, Thursday, Nov. 30, to demonstrate the combined power of their respective software solutions in tackling fluid-structure interaction (FSI) problems and transient flow problems.

The first example highlighted will be an FSI problem involving a 3D sailplane wing. The flow solution from FLUENT and the structural solution from ANSYS communicate via SCAI’s MpCCI routine. The presenters will show how the flow variables and the structural stresses/deformations can be visualized and animated at the same time using Tecplot 360.

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New Software: New FLUENT for CATIA V5 Extends PLM-Embedded Analysis
Posted Tue November 21, 2006 @12:39PM
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News Fluent Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of ANSYS, Inc., has announced the upcoming release of Version 2 of FLUENT® for CATIA® V5. The new release, planned for customer shipment during December 2006, will extend the range of fluid flow simulations that can be accomplished within the V5 PLM environment and will include enhanced automation for rapid performance-based evaluation of design alternatives.

Developed by Fluent as a member of the CAA V5 Software Community Program, FLUENT for CATIA V5 delivers the ANSYS vision of simulation-driven product development to customers working within the V5 PLM environment.

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Intelligent Light's Applied Research Group - Advancing the State of the Art in CFD
Posted Thu November 16, 2006 @08:43PM
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News Intelligent Light has expanded its reach and ability to help CFD practitioners by establishing the Applied Research Group headed by Dr. Earl P. N. Duque. The impact of the Applied Research Group is already being felt on the leading edge of CFD and will advance the state of the art in CFD for years to come. Beneficiaries of the work include Intelligent Light customers, users of the FIELDVIEW CFD post-processing software and the CFD community in general.

The group’s capabilities have already been demonstrated in its collaborations and contracted efforts with a number of HPC users, and through its contributions to the academic community via research collaborations at leading universities and national research laboratories.

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New Software: STAR-CCM+ V2.04 Speeds Up Analysis
Posted Thu November 16, 2006 @01:06PM
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News From its first release in 2004, STAR-CCM+ has impressed the CFD community with its rapid pace of development. Written “from the ground up” using a modular programming style and the latest programming techniques, STAR-CCM+ is an entirely new concept in CFD.

Innovations such as built-in surface-wrapping, advanced automated meshing (creating either polyhedral or predominantly hexahedral control volumes) and the ability to “copy and paste” meshes and model set-ups between calculations have quickly established STAR-CCM+ a reputation for producing high-quality simulation results in a single code with minimum user effort.

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Events: CFD SEMINAR - ESI UK - December 5th 2006
Posted Tue November 14, 2006 @03:12PM
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News ESI UK announces a free CFD seminar at The Oxford Science Park, Oxford, UK on December 5, 2006.

The day will include an overview of ESI Group's CFD Ace and CADalyzer, simulation of fuel cells, multiphysics simulation of MEMS applications, plasma and chemical vapour as well as CFD simulation of semi-conductor process and design.

There will also be a presentation from Oxford Brookes University on computational techniques in biomedical engineering.

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